Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who is recklessly bold.
  • adj. Recklessly bold. See Synonyms at adventurous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who risks life and limb for a living, or to be seen
  • adj. recklessly bold; adventurous

Etymologies

From dare +‎ devil. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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